RES AST PROF - Tenders Global


University of Florida

Classification Title:

Research Assistant Professor 

Job Description:

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida is seeking a non tenure track position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor to work as a senior level scientist to manage, train, and assist scientists in the use of several high-end microscopes.

The individual must have a PhD degree and at least 20 years of experience working in a biological laboratory setting. Applicant must have experience with all aspects, general and advanced, of numerous microscopy modalities including multi-photon, light-sheet, and confocal. They must have extensive knowledge in neuroanatomy and sample preparation, including rodent cranial windows, acute slices, and fixed samples. The individual is expected to have a track record of peer-reviewed publications and independent funding. Extensive knowledge of data analysis is essential.

This position will require leadership and independence. The individual is expected to coordinate experiments and collaborations with multiple researchers in numerous labs, in the institution, and extramurally. These activities include directing and training new laboratory members (technicians, students, postdocs), supervising and assessing technical staff performance, supporting lab data and record keeping (manage the purchase/budget needs, maintain research data records and inventories, interface with vendors and service personnel), and collaborators within and outside the university.  This position will support the labs in preparing manuscripts, progress reports, and grants, which opens an opportunity to gain authorship or co-authorship in manuscripts.

This individual is expected to develop and implement new experimental procedures and validate their utility; design and execute laboratory protocols; compile and analyze experimental results; prepare data summaries; document experiments by standard laboratory record keeping.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. 

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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